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Executive Director of White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics to Discuss Closing the Achievement Gap at Symposium in San Jose


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Event Date 1: September 25, 2013 08:30 am - 09:00 am

Executive Director Alejandra Ceja will give remarks at the SJ/SV 2020 Symposium titled "Closing the Achievement Gap" on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at 8:30 a.m., in San Jose. She will discuss the next steps in improving the academic achievement of Latino students.

The SJ/SV 2020 is a joint effort between education partners, school districts, community organizations and business leaders to eliminate the achievement gap by 2020. The symposium will be an action-oriented day for district leaders working to eliminate the achievement gap by creating high achieving districts.

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics is tasked with expanding academic excellence and improving educational opportunities for Hispanics by making recommendations to President Obama and U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.


Event 1
Who :

Alejandra Ceja, executive director White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics

What :

Remarks at the SJ/SV 2020 Symposium titled "Closing the Achievement Gap"

When :

8:30-9 a.m. PT Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013

Where :

Santa Clara County Office of Education
1290 Ridder Park Dr.
San Jose, Calif.

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